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Harpers Ferry to reenact Christmas as celebrated in 1864

Visitors walk Potomac Street during Christmas in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — On December 3 and 4, 2022, visitors to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park are invited to explore a historical reenactment...

National park holds open house before proposed demos

The Billy Joe Adkins home is among those slated for demolition.
GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — The National Park Service is inviting interested members of the public to attend an open house on Thursday, Dec. 8,...

New River Gorge Bridge not only record bridge in national park

The McDonald Bridge is the highest on the U.S. Interstate Highway System.
GRANDVIEW, W.Va. — The world-renowned New River Gorge Bridge isn't the only record-breaking high bridge in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve...

New River Gorge one of nine national parks with no admission...

The New River Gorge Bridge spans the New River Gorge near Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in southern West Virginia is one of nine U.S. national parks with no...

New River Gorge ranks among best national parks in autumn

The New River Gorge Bridge spans an autumn wonderland.
OAK HILL, W.Va.—America's newest national park now also ranks among the best national parks in the U.S. for fall foliage, according to Best Life...

Road closures and delays at Grandview area of New River Gorge

Main Overlook at Grandview, New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, New River Gorge Region
GRANDVIEW, W.Va. — Visitors to the Grandview area of the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in southern West Virginia should expect temporary...

Four must-see attractions in the New River Gorge National Park

New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville, West Virginia, New River Gorge Region
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va.—Visiting America's newest national park? There are countless trails to walk, rocks to climb, and streams to paddle, but there are four places...

National Park expressway traffic increasing at Fayetteville

Sharon Rynard says she enjoys have a full parking lot, but US-19 may now need traffic signals.
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va.—Thanks to the dramatic increase in visitation to America's newest national park, motor vehicle traffic in and around Fayetteville is building remarkably, leading...

Kaymoor Top parking lot in New River Gorge to be resurfaced

The Kaymoor Stairs descend toward the ghost town of Kaymoor.
The parking lot for the Kaymoor and Butcher Branch trailheads in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve near Fayetteville, West Virginia, will...

Park service to plug and clean orphaned well near Gauley River

The park will re-seed the half-acre pad where the well currently stands.
The National Park Service has received approximately $9.8 million in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to plug, remediate, and reclaim abandoned oil and...

Rangers rescue deer from ravine in New River Gorge national park

The deer was first observed on a ledge in a crevice on the rim of the gorge.
Rangers in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve reported rescuing a deer from a deep ravine near the park's towering cliffs Friday,...

Harpers Ferry closes some climbing areas to protect falcons

Falcons soar above the cliffs that overlook Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
After raising the first successful fledgling at Harpers Ferry in 70 years, a pair of peregrine falcons have returned once again to nest on...


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